NST’S Citizen Reporters have a wry sense of humour, especially on the malaise afflicting their surroundings. Some of the MMS pictures submitted convey not only outrage and indignation but also some light mischief. Link: http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/nst/Tuesday/National/20060124091503/Article/index_html I’m pleased to see so many newspapers and media outlets encouraging the use of MMS and text. The best five [...]
Vadodara, January 24: After a porn MMS clip began to do the rounds of the M S University campus, yet another CD surfaced in the city on Tuesday with the confusing title of Ã¢â‚¬ËœM D University Girls’. MSU student leaders met city police commissioner Deepak Swaroop asking for an investigation into the matter. The MMS [...]
AKTEL formally launched country’s first full Bangla SMS service for its users at a simple ceremony in the city recently. The service, named "AKTEL Mayer Bhasha", enables the customers to write, send and receive SMS in Bangla text. Link: http://www.financialexpress-bd.com/index3.asp?cnd=1/15/2006§ion_id=7&newsid=12624&spcl=no
BEIJING, Jan 12, 2006 (SinoCast China IT Watch via COMTEX) –With the new year in full swing, the Ministry of Information Industry of China, the telecom watchdog in this country, endorses new regulations in a bid to unify mobile phone short message (SMS) service codes of four Chinese telecom carriers, as well as further strengthening [...]
Over 10 billion SMS messages were sent in China during the Chinese New Year holiday from February 8 to February 15, Xinhua News reports. Link: http://www.pacificepoch.com/newsstories/22164_0_5_0_C/ That is a lot!
CHENNAI: The City Police have hit upon a novel idea to prevent burning of waste on `Bhogi’ day. An appeal by Greater Chennai Police Commissioner R. Nataraj has been messaged to subscribers of all four cellular phone service providers Ã¢â‚¬â€ Airtel, Aircel, BSNL and Hutch. The message reads, "Have a safe Bhogi & Prosperous Pongal. [...]
BEIJING, Jan. 12 (Xinhuanet) — Qin Dahe, director of the China Meteorological Administration, said on Thursday that China has more than 33 million Short Message Service (SMS) subscribers by mobile phones for weather service. Link: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-01/13/content_4045646.htm I had to look at this again. 33 MILLION? Geez!
SMS messages are now allowing members of SN Brussels Airlines frequent flyer programme Privilege to redeem their miles for wallpapers and ring tones for their mobile phones, in real-time. Link: http://www.luchtzak.be/article10870.html
The Queensland government is seeking advice on whether it can shut down a text messaging service which warns motorists of random breath test and speed trap sites. Road Spy was launched yesterday on the Gold Coast by security company director Adam Bush. Link: http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/sms-breath-test-warnings-anger-police/2006/01/11/1136863274036.html Ah an interesting conundrum.
(I-Newswire) – Ottawa, Canada, January 19, 2006 – A small but successful website called transl8it! located at transl8it.com, built by a community of online chat and text lingo addicts, has delivered a standardized version of this type written, phonetically spoken, modernized version of English in what they call a "dxNre & glosRE" ( dictionary & [...]
Advertisering on mobile is becoming a huge industry, reveals various studies conducted in India and abroad. Link: http://www.contentsutra.com/blog/_archives/2006/1/18/1683873.html
Today I found a site called Teleflip that lets you use Outlook or whetever email client you prefer to SMS anyone in the USA. Yes, that’s the catch: it’s US-based only for now, but it’s FREE and it works. Link: http://www.realtechnews.com/posts/2527 I know it’s cool, but…. this is ONLY because its free. It’s annoying the [...]